Jean L. Bolognia

MD, (New Haven)

Graduate School Training:

Yale University School of Medicine, 1976-1980, MD, cum laude

Post Graduate School Training:

Internal Medicine, Internship and Residency, Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1980-1982
Dermatology, Residency, Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1982-1985
Dermatology Research Fellowship, Yale University, 1985-1987

Academic appointments:

Assistant Professor, Yale University, 1987-1993
Associate Professor, Yale University, 1993-1997
Professor, Yale University, 1997-present

Hospital Appointments:

Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1987-present


President, Medical Dermatology Society, 2000-2001
President, Women’s Dermatologic Society, 2005-2006
Vice-President, Society of Investigative Dermatology, 2003-2004
Vice-President, American Dermatological Association, 2009-2010
Vice-President, International Society of Dermatology, 2004-2009


2002 - Dermatological Signs of Internal Disease, 3rd edition, Callen JP, Jorizzo JL, Bolognia JL,
Piette WW, Zone JJ, eds. W.B. Saunders:Philadelphia
2003 – Dermatology, Bolognia JL, Jorizzo JL, Rapini RP, eds. Mosby:St. Louis
Translated into Spanish
2008 - Dermatology, 2nd edition, Bolognia JL, Rapini R, Jorizzo JL, eds. Mosby:London
Translated into Portuguese, Mandarin, Turkish
2009 - Dermatological Signs of Internal Disease, 4th edition, Callen JP, Jorizzo JL, Bolognia JL, Piette WW, Zone JJ, eds. W.B. Saunders:Philadelphia
Translated into Spanish
2012 - Dermatology, 3rd edition, Bolognia JL, Schaffer JV, Jorizzo JL, eds. Mosby:London

Areas of research and publication:

Melanocytic nevi, melanoma, drug reactions to chemotherapy, disorders of pigmentation, skin signs of systemic disease


Achievement Award for Vitiligo and Pigment Cell Research, American Skin Association, 2011
Certificate of Appreciation, International League of Dermatological Societies, 2010
Honorary Member (Ehrenmitglied), Deutsche Dermatologische Gesellschaft, 2009
Mentor of the Year Award, Women’s Dermatologic Society, 2008
Thomas G. Pearson, EdD Memorial Education Award, American Academy of Dermatology, 2006

Honorary lectures:

John A. Kenney, Jr., M.D. Dermatology Lectureship
Samuel Bluefarb Lecture
Harold O. Perry Lecture
Samuel L. Moschella Lectureship in Dermatology
Nancy Esterly Honorary Lecture
Elson Helwig Lecturer
Donald M. Pillsbury Lecture
Everett C. Fox, MD Lectureship
Ervin Epstein, Sr, MD, Lecture
Hermann Pinkus Memorial Lecturer
Hu-Yang Memorial Lecture
Litchfield Lecturer, University of Oxford

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